Today, the mainstream media has seemed to make the paranormal “normal” so to speak. Many people credit television shows and documentary style of presenting the paranormal in such a way where it’s no longer a novelty or cliché, but a legitimate experience that many people share. Many people think that the paranormal craze started in the late 20th/early 21st century and that this is a fairly new thing.
Actually, it’s not. However, the perceptions of the paranormal has changed and evolved over the course of human history, and it’s a cycle that is simply repeating itself as opinions and the influence of religion changes.
What we call the paranormal today was called something else completely different before the term was even coined. For the purpose of consistency, I’ll use the term “unknown” for the duration of…
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